Two 1st Infantry Division soldiers from Fort Riley have died of wounds they suffered in separate attacks in Afghanistan.
Three members of the Kansas National Guard are preparing to deploy to Afghanistan with an unusual assignment.
Army officials say a Fort Riley soldier from southeast Kansas has died in Afghanistan.
A detachment from the Kansas National Guard deploys soon for a year in Afghanistan where the soldiers will assist with medical air evacuations.
The Department of Defense has announced four units, including one from Fort Riley, that will deploy to Afghanistan this year.
The Kansas City Star reports that Pfc. Cale C. Miller, of Overland Park, Kan., died Thursday in Afghanistan when insurgent forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division.
A brigade of soldiers from Fort Riley is preparing to leave for a deployment to Afghanistan.
President Barack Obama answered political taunts with presidential muscle Tuesday, addressing the nation from Kabul as Republicans said he’s overdoing the celebration of Osama bin Laden’s death one year ago.
The planned 2014 withdrawal from Afghanistan of most U.S. military and NATO forces doesn’t come without huge questions that will affect regional and global security, experts at a Kansas University conference said Wednesday.
Afghan security forces shot and killed three international troops Monday, one of them an American, in two attacks. They were the latest in a rising number of attacks in which Afghan forces have turned their weapons on their foreign partners.